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JUST IN: "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it," Pres. Trump says of “send her back” chant from crowd at his campaign rally last night.

He asserts he tried to stop the chant by "very quickly" speaking again as the chant broke out, despite a long pause during the chant.

House Minority Leader McCarthy on “send her back” chant: "The president moved on with his speech."

Reporter: Does he have a responsibility to cut this out?

McCarthy: "[The president] did not join in ... You want to try to hold him accountable for something in a big audience?"

Here is video and audio of the moment that the crowd chanted "send her back" as the president spoke during his campaign rally on Wednesday night.

Pres. Trump says people who chanted "send her back" at his rally "are people that love our country," but "I'm not happy when I hear a chant like that;" he adds that the congresswomen have an obligation to love the US.

The congresswomen have repeatedly said they love the US.


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